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Quarles & Brady Nominated for Copper Cactus Award by Tucson Metro Chamber

TUCSON, ARIZ. - Quarles & Brady LLP today announced it is a finalist for the El Rio Community Health Center Community Service award, honoring a Southern Arizona business that demonstrates extraordinary civic leadership. The award winner will be announced at the annual Copper Cactus Awards event, which recognizes business leadership across the region.

Quarles & Brady's community activities in Southern Arizona are part of the firm's national community service program, called Quarles Cares. In the Tucson office alone, Quarles & Brady employees have donated thousands of hours to local education and nonprofit organizations, choosing causes according to Tucson-office employee preferences and interests. The groups served by the Quarles Cares-Tucson team include the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, Tucson Metropolitan Ministries' Family Services, Inc./Children's Village and the Carrillo K-5 Magnet School Reading Program.

In addition to the hands-on volunteer work performed by Quarles & Brady's Tucson office employees, the firm's attorneys provide extensive pro bono legal services. The lawyers also mentor University of Arizona law school students, partnering with the University to provide a Minority Writing Internship program each semester, which supports law students of diverse backgrounds and affords in-office experience, building the corporate and legal skills a law student needs to succeed in today's legal industry.

Quarles & Brady will attend the Copper Cactus Awards presentation and dinner with its fellow award finalists on Friday, September 27, which will celebrate the accomplishments and innovation of Southern Arizona's small businesses. The event will take place at The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa, at 3800 E. Sunrise Drive, Tucson, AZ, with the reception starting at 5 p.m.

The Copper Cactus Awards, now in their 16th year, are presented by Wells Fargo in conjunction with the Tucson Metro Chamber.

About Quarles & Brady LLP
Quarles & Brady LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 400 attorneys practicing from offices in Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz.; Naples and Tampa, Fla.; Chicago, Ill; Madison and Milwaukee, Wis.; Washington, D.C.; and Shanghai, China. The firm provides an array of legal services to corporate and individual clients, which range from small entrepreneurial businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Additional information about the firm may be found at, and on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.